Tag Archives: Nightwish

Brand new Knotfest Finland to include Nightwish, Arch Enemy, and Bring Me The Horizon

Posted by on September 21, 2021

  Slipknot has taken a headlining gig in Turku, Finland, originally scheduled for August 2021, and amplified it into a full fledged, inaugural, Knotfest Finland. August 12-13, 2022 will see Slipknot cap a show built with Nightwish, Bring Me The Horizon, and Arch Enemy, along with Stam1na, and Blind Channel. The original show postponed due […]

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Darkwoods My Betrothed announce first new album in twenty-three years, unveil “In Evil, Sickness and in Grief” video

Posted by on August 30, 2021

  Finnish cult black metal outfit Darkwoods My Betrothed have announced their overall return with their first new full-length album in twenty-three years with, Angel of Carnage Unleashed, out November 12th via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 1998’s Witch-Hunts shares stories of war, the plague, and Finland’s brutal history on the Great Northern War (1700-1721), […]

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Watch video of secret Nightwish show in Finland

Posted by on July 29, 2021

  It has been a long 2 1/2 years since Nightwish performed live to a sold out crowd. Wednesday, July 28th, this all changed as the band snuck into Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland disguised as a Nightwish cover band. The show was billed as Nevski & The Prospects but as the sell out may […]

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Nightwish reschedule virtual concert to May

Posted by on February 4, 2021

  Nightwish have rescheduled their ‘An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World’ from March to May 28th & 29th due to changes in their touring schedule. The group still hasn’t revealed who will be their live bassist/vocalist since Marko “Marco” Hietala announced his departure from the group last month.    Read the band’s statement […]

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Marko Hietala quits Nightwish

Posted by on January 12, 2021

    2021 doesn’t look much brighter than 2020 as it’s having a rocky start. To make matters worse, Nightwish bassist/vocalist Marko Hietala has announced his departure from the group after twenty years. The Finnish symphonic metal outfit has decided to continue with their upcoming virtual tour in March and will announce the live lineup […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Metal Insider’s Zach Fehl’s Top 10 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 21, 2020

  2020 has been a profoundly unmusical year for me as far as discovering new music goes. Between only having attended 1 live show all year, not having to commute to work since March, and starting 2020 off with the loss of Neil Peart, my time spent engaged with new releases has probably been the […]

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Nightwish announce world tour in virtual reality

Posted by on December 17, 2020

  As the uncertainty continues for concerts and tours, Nightwish have announced they will embark on a world tour in virtual reality. Titled, An Evening With Nightwish in a Virtual World, the group will perform at The Islanders Arms, a tavern for virtual reality, on March 12 and 13, 2021. These symphonic metal legends will […]

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Nightwish, Amorphis, Battle Beast, Swallow the Sun, etc. fire booking agent John Finberg following sexual assault, harassment, and bullying accusations

Posted by on September 29, 2020

  Since January, bands have cut ties with concert booker and First Row Talent owner John Finberg. However, more bands have come forward to no longer work with him after MetalSucks reported an in-depth article revealing an extensive list of accusations ranging from sexual assault to bullying and more. One of these allegations includes bullying […]

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Nightwish’s Floor Jansen releases English version of solo charity single, “The Fight Goes On”

Posted by on August 10, 2020

  Back in May, Nightwish frontwoman Floor Jansen released a solo song in Dutch entitled “De Beelden Blijven.” Now the singer has released an English-language version of the track, “The Fight Goes On.” The beautiful, operatic song is meant to raise awareness for War Child, an organization that, according to their website, is dedicated to […]

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